The Faceless Title New Album

2012-07-06 by BroManCaptainGuySirDylan | 85 Comments
In a recent studio update, Michael Keene and Geoffrey Ficco of Californian technical death metal band The Faceless, have announced their upcoming third full-length record will be titled 'Autotheism'. Though no release date as of yet has been given, it is expected to be out before the end of the year.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OPBjOjz73E&feature=player_embedded

Tagged: The Faceless

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techdeathkid
July 6th 2012
92 Comments


This is old fucking news haha. The title has been out for quite awhile.

Devastator
July 6th 2012
2792 Comments


What does Autotheism mean? They said this would be another concept album so the title should give away the concept.

Shuyin
July 6th 2012
12969 Comments


techdeathkid

Digging: Ilaria Graziano - Yoko Kanno produce Cyber Bicci

DotEight
July 6th 2012
5701 Comments


This isn't way overdue or anything.

someguest
July 6th 2012
27011 Comments


four years for a thirty minute album?

bollocks.

Deafcorejr
July 6th 2012
367 Comments


Should be titled "Unnecessary Wanking."

Or "We Will Name This Album Something Overtly Stupid In Hopes That Our Fans Will Read Too Far Into It."

TooLateToGoBack
July 6th 2012
1940 Comments


it's gonna be thirty minutes? haha

ShadowRemains
July 6th 2012
23615 Comments


shit

Ire
July 6th 2012
41948 Comments


dammit

MO
July 6th 2012
20726 Comments


ooh man theyre so brootal

DotEight
July 6th 2012
5701 Comments


Michael Keene could rape any one on here in a guitar-contest, so could Evan Brewer with bass, so they automatically win.

DotEight
July 6th 2012
5701 Comments


Lol @ Meshuggah - Koloss.

someguest
July 6th 2012
27011 Comments


when did michael keene stop acting?

Relinquished
July 6th 2012
32180 Comments


"Michael Keene could rape any one on here in a guitar-contest"

nope. I agree that evan brewer is real great though.

"Lol @ Meshuggah - Koloss."

lol you like this band

DotEight
July 6th 2012
5701 Comments


Relinquished, wow.

Just wow.

Have you seen Michael Keene @ NAMM or Evan Brewer do Alone solo?

If not, I suggest you do. Anyone with any respect for talent will do so.

someguest
July 6th 2012
27011 Comments


saying wow automatically proves you're right

Relinquished
July 6th 2012
32180 Comments


"Have you seen Michael Keene @ NAMM

If not, I suggest you do. Anyone with any respect for talent will do so."

loooooool anyone with any RESPECT FOR TALENT should watch him??

he's alright I admit, but playing fast riffs doesn't mean shit

Nomos
July 6th 2012
1108 Comments


30 minutes? Source? That blows.

MMX
July 6th 2012
5009 Comments


wasn't this supposed to be out like 2009

Mickeymau5
July 6th 2012
1614 Comments


It's better than nothing.

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
July 6th 2012
19967 Comments


why didnt they call it "Where Did My Face Go?"

MO
July 6th 2012
20726 Comments


"Lol @ Meshuggah - Koloss."

ok

doesn't change the fact this band sucks

MMX
July 6th 2012
5009 Comments


Got boring quick for me
Had both their albums at a 4 and just kept lowering the rating over time

cliiint
July 6th 2012
1058 Comments


i think i should listen to this band

ZilbelPing
July 6th 2012
6258 Comments


"why didnt they call it "Where Did My Face Go?"

I can't believe I lol'd at that. Gold job.

I expect a repeat of what happened to As Blood Runs Black. 4-5 years of writing boring and average as fuck material.

Da11thMytrillSphere
July 6th 2012
545 Comments


Cool

AStableReference
July 6th 2012
2196 Comments


Being able to play fast doesn't make your music worth listening to.

VanitySeason
July 7th 2012
398 Comments


30 minutes of spacey atmosphere and guitar wankery, stoked

ILJ
July 7th 2012
6868 Comments


"Lol @ Meshuggah - Koloss."

Lol @ thinking this is better than Meshuggah.

mindleviticus
July 7th 2012
8732 Comments


I adored Planetary Duality so hopefully this will be a treat

botb
July 7th 2012
10274 Comments


there are faceless fanboys on sputnik? wat

Treeman
July 7th 2012
1425 Comments


1. as blood runs black was never ever good. ever.

2. band gets a little more hate than deserved around here even though its just augury for fags

Treeman
July 7th 2012
1425 Comments


religion is for losers

mindleviticus
July 7th 2012
8732 Comments


Yes there are faceless fans on here. Not everyone can have such a great taste in music like you.

Treeman
July 7th 2012
1425 Comments


"band gets more hate than deserved"

yeah i said that.

in other words - i dont hate the faceless and i occasionally find myself enjoying a few of their songs

mindleviticus
July 7th 2012
8732 Comments


@MichaelSnoxall so true

bloc
July 7th 2012
37344 Comments


Should be solid like the last album, but I'm also hoping it contains more than like 8 damn songs.

ILJ
July 7th 2012
6868 Comments


"JUST THINK. Any more than a thirty minute album from these guys is overkill."

Still, at 4 years for thirty minutes of music, this had better be some fucking phenomenal tech death.

AStableReference
July 7th 2012
2196 Comments


A metal band taking a stab at religion; how original.

mindleviticus
July 7th 2012
8732 Comments


Whoa there

AStableReference
July 7th 2012
2196 Comments


Suicide is too unoriginal.

Treeman
July 7th 2012
1425 Comments


if i just said that it would have 15 2 minute songs you would probably all just believe me right?

mindleviticus
July 7th 2012
8732 Comments


I don't see any reason not to believe you

Treeman
July 7th 2012
1425 Comments


yay

Ignimbrite
July 7th 2012
6064 Comments


"Lol @ Meshuggah - Koloss."

lol @ people who like bad music

Metal6is6art6v2
July 7th 2012
3 Comments


late news

Geist
July 7th 2012
371 Comments


Article is wrong.

They clearly have faces.

Mickeymau5
July 7th 2012
1614 Comments


Its that homeless guy in florida favorite band!

iambandersnatch
July 7th 2012
1593 Comments


Meshuggah is more talented than the faceless.

but

Meshuggah is overrated on Sputnik and The Faceless is a bit underrated/overly hated on.

They both suffer from the whole talent-not-translating-fully-into-good-songs problem.

Meshuggah fans are a lot like Tool fans - they think their band's music is soo much deeper and awesome than it actually is (I do like both bands to a small extent though before you fully napalm me).

Tyrael
July 7th 2012
21005 Comments


yesssss

more brutality!

KILL
July 7th 2012
77191 Comments


sweet

BodomThrashMachine
July 7th 2012
316 Comments


Meshuggah is better (even though their styles are miles away from one another) but this should be pretty good. m/

Abrogation
July 7th 2012
38 Comments


So fucking excited! It sounds like they're taking another step in the Progressive realm which should be awesome.

dnpnts
July 7th 2012
63 Comments


as long as they don't bring back that annoying robot voice I'm sure it'll be ok

1drummer
July 7th 2012
330 Comments


Ok.... Thomas Haake>Lyle Cooper only in polymeters, and Michael Keene could smoke Fredrik in anything other than finding strange ways to phrase 4/4. Yalll stoopid.

Feels
July 7th 2012
287 Comments


30 minutes of spacey atmosphere and guitar wankery, stoked [2]

Digging: Cripple Bastards - Misantropo a Senso Unico

ZippaThaRippa
July 7th 2012
5701 Comments


The Eidolon reality straight up sucked. Loved animosity though so I'm happy about Evan Brewer

J0ckstrapsFTW
July 7th 2012
3676 Comments


Stoked even though this may never come out

ILJ
July 7th 2012
6868 Comments


"
Meshuggah is more talented than the faceless.

but

Meshuggah is overrated on Sputnik and The Faceless is a bit underrated/overly hated on.

They both suffer from the whole talent-not-translating-fully-into-good-songs problem.

Meshuggah fans are a lot like Tool fans - they think their band's music is soo much deeper and awesome than it actually is (I do like both bands to a small extent though before you fully napalm me)."

I pretty much agree with all of this. I mean don't get me wrong, the shug is fucking awesome, but they are a wee bit overrated.

DeafMetal
July 7th 2012
8596 Comments


"Deafcorejr"


shit user name

Relinquished
July 7th 2012
32180 Comments


"Michael Keene could smoke Fredrik in anything other than finding strange ways to phrase 4/4. Yalll stoopid"

cuz fast riffs = good. keene can't do a sol niger within for his life even if he wanted to.

"Meshuggah is overrated on Sputnik "

you're welcome DEI or DIE. and faceless are not underrated they're just old news and still suck.

"Meshuggah fans are a lot like Tool fans"

Tool fans throw shit at opening bands if they don't like them.

AStableReference
July 7th 2012
2196 Comments


So, do you think their next song will be played on an eight string guitar using polymeters with lyrics about reality featuring a tapping or legato guitar solo and riffs mostly centered around the lowest note on their guitar?

(I actually enjoy Meshuggah)

Relinquished
July 7th 2012
32180 Comments


uh huh

ShadowRemains
July 7th 2012
23615 Comments


the faceless sucks the faceless sucks the faceless sucks the faceless sucks

Spec
July 7th 2012
31068 Comments


They got some good.

AStableReference
July 7th 2012
2196 Comments


I'm sorry, ShadowRemains; could say that again? I'm not quite sure what you think of the Faceless.

DeafMetal
July 7th 2012
8596 Comments


the faceless sucks but their vocalist is from pgh and i know him -- good guy

wacknizzle
July 7th 2012
14384 Comments


^ That's awesome, was he in any local bands I might know?

Album might be cool, I was never real into the faceless.

Spec
July 7th 2012
31068 Comments


Xenochrist rules.

wacknizzle
July 7th 2012
14384 Comments


Yeah I really that song and a few from Akeldama.

Spec
July 7th 2012
31068 Comments


Yeah that piano shit is great.

randomguitarist
July 7th 2012
158 Comments


Well they're an awesome band...but by the time this comes out, it'll be irrelevant.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
July 7th 2012
53316 Comments


I heard one of their songs and it was lolbad


auberginedreams
July 7th 2012
6081 Comments


planetary duality was actually pretty decent for this kind of stuff. from their album covers you'd think they were some shitty "progressive" djent band but they're really just tech death. not really my thing tbh but they're pretty good at what they do.

CutMan
July 7th 2012
1885 Comments


I'm stoked. And a lot of good albums are a half hour, so I don't mind, I believe in them.

GringoSuave89
July 8th 2012
1107 Comments


can they just fucking release it already? [Xeno]Christ....

Digging: MSTRKRFT - Operator

bloozclooz
July 8th 2012
1770 Comments


four years for a thirty minute album?


why am i laughing so hard

bloozclooz
July 8th 2012
1770 Comments


They're using a keyboard instead of an actual orchestra? fucking cheap as hell what the fuck

AStableReference
July 8th 2012
2196 Comments


Most bands do that these days.

Shiduba
July 8th 2012
424 Comments


Almost every band uses either straight up keyboards or VST plugins for orchestration rather than real instruments.

I don't care if this album is short as long as it's awesome, I have a short attention span anyways. Probably will be their worst full-length but then again it has Evan Brewer soooooooooooo omgz

InFiction
July 8th 2012
3826 Comments


can they just fucking release it already? [Xeno]Christ....

Ahhhhhhaaaaaaa ^

JAXETA
July 9th 2012
805 Comments


great band, one of the best at slaughter this year

CutMan
July 9th 2012
1885 Comments


@bloozclooz
Do you have any idea how expensive it is to hire an orchestra? Do you really think these guys make that much money?

SideshowBob
July 10th 2012
51 Comments


Yes! Enjoyed both their albums, this should be awesome too.

Makemebad35
July 12th 2012
825 Comments


Feels like they've been talking about it forever. I'm very ready for this.



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